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NCT displays new electrics as head of operations appointed

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) has launched the first vehicles...

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SANDERS: A BSIP EXEMPLAR

Following Sanders Coaches’ success at the UK Bus Awards, JAMES...

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40 YEARS ON, BOURNEMOUTH 131 IS RETURNED TO GLORY

Bournemouth 131 as it looks now, towards the completion of its...

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AN RT WORTH WAITING FOR

DIECAST MODEL Announced a considerable time ago, the...

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MAYOR REVEALS IMPACT OF LOST MILEAGE PENALTIES ON OPERATORS

Answering a series of questions posed by Liberal Democrat London...

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D9 DELIGHTS DAYTIME DINERS

Mark Fitchew, a driver at National Express West Midlands’ Perry...

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WARRINGTON IS ELECTRIFYING

As one of the big winners in the first round of Zebra funding,...

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UNDER THE HAMMER

Fifteen years separated the appearances of an ex-MoD Leyland...

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FLEET IN FOCUS

Hunters Coaches Smallest coach in the fleet is YJ68...

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Buses Magazine May 2024

May 2024 issue of Buses Magazine in page-turning format reveals the readers' choice of most iconic buses

The CAVForth Autonomous Bus Trial

Steven Russell, Innovation Manager at Stagecoach UK Bus, provides an update on the progress of the CAVForth autonomous bus trial.

First Bus Scotland - Attracting the Youth Market

Carolyn Harper, Senior Marketing Manager at First Bus Scotland, details the company's award-winning campaign to attract young people to use Scotland's new under-22s bus pass.

Public Transport - The Rural Dimension

Neil Wallace of the Scottish Association for Public Transport discusses the challenges facing passengers in rural Scotland.

Public Transport Scotland: Campaign for Better Transport

Michael Solomon Williams, Campaigns Manager at Campaign for Better Transport, looks at the support, or lack of, that the bus industry receives in Scotland.

How and Where can Franchising Work?

Go-Ahead's Peter Robinson, who has experience with different operating models across Europe, shares his experience of where franchising is a good fit.

People Over Process: Customers, not Control

Alex Hornby, Managing Director of McGill's Buses Group, discusses the merits of different operating models, and states that the right people are more important.

Lothian - Getting it right for our people and our customers

Sarah Boyd, Managing Director of Lothian Buses, the primary operator in Public Transport Scotland 2024's host city, speaks about the operator's progress and its experience with Covid-19.

Systra - Partnering for Success

Neill Birch, Head of Projects at Systra, discusses partnerships between bus operators, local authorities and government.

Strategic Priorities for Scotland's Bus Network

Bettina Sizeland, Head of Bus at Transport Scotland, discusses the organisation's aims for Scotland's bus network.

Public Transport Scotland 2024, Buses: Opening Address

Fiona Hyslop, Scottish Transport Secretary, opens Public Transport Scotland 2024 as one of her first appearances since her promotion to the cabinet.

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CONCESSIONARY FARES

Leicestershire is a region where many routes have a mix of urban...

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BODIES, BUT NOT AS WE KNOW THEM

Alan Millar’s sideways view of the bus scene Please send any...

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INDUSTRY SHOWCASE AT ALBUM

An array of vehicles and products are being displayed at ALBUM....

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YOU WRITE

These are letters pages and the views expressed therein are purely...

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A HYBRID BUFFED UP FOR THE 15

DIECAST MODEL This latest release of Northcord’s...

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GB KITE ELECTROLINERS DEBUT ON RAIL REPLACEMENT SERVICES

Several of Transport UK’s Wrightbus GB Kite Electroliner single-deckers...

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THE OPPOSITE OF SIMPLICITY

My item in February ‘Tales’ about the Surrey service that...

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UNDER THE HAMMER

As GRAHAM ASHWORTH recalls, an auction allowed the much-missed...

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FLEET IN FOCUS

Grayscroft Coaches Burlingham Seagull-bodied Ford Thames...

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PSV CIRCLE UPDATES ITS PRESERVATION DIRECTORY

At the strong risk of repetition, the greatest compliment we...